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Innovation fund will support disabled people into self-employment

Posted by Diversityworks on 4 April 2012, 10:29 am in , ,

Diversityworks Trust has secured funding from the Ministry of Social Development's Employment Innovation Fund to support disabled people into self-employment.

Disabled people wishing to become self-employed, particularly those who are currently recipients of Work and Income or ACC income, are invited to apply for a six-month intensive mentoring and coaching programme.

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Media encouraged to embrace uniqueness

Posted by Diversityworks on 15 February 2012, 1:35 pm in , ,

Diversityworks Trust  has received a grant from the Ministry of Social Development's "Think Differently" Disability Campaign to influence the media's portrayal of disability.

Media has a high conscious and sub-conscious impact on society. ’Unique Extras’ is a project that aims to use popular culture through the media to make disabled people visible in everyday life. TV drama, film and advertising reaches audiences across New Zealand. 

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Exhibition explores how diversity works…

Posted by Philip on 23 August 2010, 4:59 pm in , , , , ,

Diversityworks Trust, in association with its Peer Support Network and the International Guild of Disabled Artists and Performers, invite expressions of interest from artists to support a proposal for an exhibition at ARTstation, in Auckland, New Zealand, centred around the theme “How Diversity Works.”

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